Blade And Soul Patch Download Error

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I have been getting the update error E02018 the entire time I've been downloading the game. But every time, I will simply click confirm and Update again. When it starts downloading, the remaining download will be updated. For example:

First time: 1.2gb/8.1gb

Second time: 1gb/6.9gb

etc...

So I've gotten to the point it's 2.1mb/13.7mb and I'm stuck here..

Every time I click confirm, Update, it will be stuck at 2.1mb/13.7mb and the download speed will quickly go from 1mb to 30kb/s and the update error will come up.

When I try to send error report, it gives me a message saying 'File Send Fail.'

EDIT: Randomly, it went to 5.1mb/13.7mb, and now the download is stuck at (1.6mb / 10.2mb)

EDIT 2: Thanks to /u/cascadecask , using vpn worked! Got pass being stuck and got into Stage 2 download, but there is a 'Play Now' button and I can start the game now.

Link to cascadecask's comment/instruction: https://www.reddit.com/r/bladeandsoul/comments/41pewc/stuck_at_update_error_cannot_download_file/cz45qzi

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according to the latest news that blade and soul eu would be released on january 19, 2016. blade & soul has officially been released in korea, china, japan, and taiwan as so far. if you can't wait to play bns online, we are glad to introduce the tutorial how to download and install blade&soul(tw) in english. each of these regions has their own characteristics, we recommend you choose to play bns(tw) in advance. “north american players can get a ping of anywhere from 150ms to 270ms to thebns taiwan without a vpn. with a vpn it can be reduced by 50ms ~ 80ms. ping to the chinese servers can be anywhere from 170ms to 400ms, depending on location.”

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low system requirements
blade & soul can be played on window xp, vista or window 7 operating system. as for graphics card, geforce 8800gtx and radeon hd 4850 which were released at the end of last year are officially recommended. generally, computers that are able to run recent common mmos are good enough to run blade & soul smoothly.
minimum system requirements
cpu intel dual core or amd athlon64 x2 or better
ram 2g or more
video card nvidia geforce 8600gt/amd radeon hd 4600 or better
hard disk 15gb or more
os window xp, vista or window 7(32/64bit)
directx 9.0c
recommended system requirements
cpu intel quad core or amd phenom ii x4 or better
ram 4g or more
video card nvidia geforce 8800gt or amd radeon hd 4850 or better
hard disk 15gb or more
os window xp, vista or window 7(32/64bit)
directx 9.0c


1. creating an account

access the official bns taiwan site [http://tw.ncsoft.com/bns/index.nc] to create or log in to an existing tw account. i recommend that you use google translator to translate the page. i'm using the google chrome browser. if you haven’t used the translator before, it should look something like this:

you can create an account with your email address or link an account to your facebook. however, you cannot merge an email account with a facebook account, so choose wisely.

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if you choose to create a new account linked to your email address, complete the form below and you will be sent a verification email to activate your account. after you do this, you will be done with the account creation.

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go to “sign in” and log in with your credentials.

your main account will grant you access to the download page, or you can access this [http://tw.ncsoft.com/bns/download/client] directly.

this will take you to a webpage to download the game launcher. make also sure that you download and install the directx and visual c files the game requires. without those files, you will receive an error.

once you launch the installer, you’ll see the following windows. to install the launcher, click on the highlighted areas. here’s what it looks like:

the installer will start downloading the game. the files are heavy, almost 18gb in total, so the installation time will depend on your connection. it might get stuck at 100%, but that only means the download is ready.

once you are done, click on the big orange button to launch the game. this will launch the non translated version of the game, but it will allow you to test if the installation was done correctly.


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congratulations! you’ve installed the game. the only step left if to apply the patch in en to understand it.

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install the patch. tip: it is recommended to download the latest patch every week.

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you can directly install it in the nc game folder. if you haven't changed the default location, it should be located in:

c:program files (x86)nctaiwanblade & soul

and you’re done! your game will change from this:

you are now another bns player! if your are unsure of the server you wish to join, here are examples of servers with english speaking players.